Am Timan (Chad)

Type: City
Name: Am Timan (Chad)
Country: Chad
Latitude: 11.05
Longitude: 20.280001
population: 28,885
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Despite Mass Vaccination, Measles Cases in N'djamena Not Decreasing [press release]

Efforts to contain an ongoing measles epidemic affecting the Chadian capital of N'djamena must be immediately stepped up, said the international medical-humanitarian organisation, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF). Despite a recent vaccination campaign carried ... [Published Individual.com - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Feb 28 2014 - Updated Mar 01 2014 - 1 reports

Cameroon: CAR refugees in Cameroon and Southern Chad: Living in deplorable conditions and in need of emergency food aid

Source: Médecins Sans FrontièresCountry: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad Thousands of people who fled violence in the Central African Republic have now arrived in southern Chad and eastern Cameroon. These civilians have had no choice but to escape ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Feb 28 2014]

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"It is an absolute priority that drugs and medical equipment are immediately provided to the health centres," said Alin. "When we complete our support to the centres in a few days' time, the health authorities must step up their capacity to provide this essential free of charge treatment."
...thousands of people are living under trees and are only able to rely on the solidarity of the local community there to feed and clothe themselves. "People who are in Garoua-Boulaï and other locations we visited are living in unacceptable conditions" says Jon Irwin, Head of Mission for MSF in Cameroon
...for children and prevents them from falling into a critical and potentially lethal state," explains Alain Camp, MSF head of mission in Chad. "A fall of 70 per cent of malaria cases in less than a week after the distribution of the treatment is a spectacular and very encouraging result."

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